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No windshield washer fluid pumping - 2003 Oldsmobile Alero

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Having windshield wiper/washer problems? Here are some more common problems.

  • Motor:
The wiper motor is commonly replaced and was often not the problem. Don't replace the motor yet. maybe it's not the motor. It could be a fuse or something at the wiper switch. The wiper motor has two windings, fast and slow. The wiper switch sends a ground signal to each motor winding. More often, there are problems with the relay, or at the wiper switch, or in the cable to the motor.
  • Windshield Washer:
Don't be too quick to replace the washer pump. The problem is often just a clog in the sprayer heads. You can clean out the sprayer holes with a needle, some have two holes, so look closely. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 19, 2015

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1) Fluid resevoir is empty
2) Fluid is frozen
3) Washer fluid hose is disconnected, blocked or kinked
4) Washer switch is faulty
5) Washer pump motor is defective
6) Washer pump fuse is blown

Posted on Dec 24, 2010

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SOURCE: Windshield washer fluid will not pump

the windshield washer pump might be bad. It should be located somewhere on the reservoir

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SOURCE: 1999 windshield washer pump relay

there is no relay is the same fuse for the wipers

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Windshield washer fluid pump quit. 2005 Jetta

I have a 2003 Jetta and the fuse box is between the dashboard and the drivers side door. There is a lid that covers it on the dashboard side. Inside there is a diagram/fuse card. The card has one top rectangular series of fuses numbered 8 through 23. Below is a square series numbered 24 through 44. The washer fuse is number 24 on the top left of the bottom square series. For me, I checked the fuse and it was good, therefore I am assuming that my pump is dead.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 BMW 323i windshield washer fluid won't work

Had the same problem with my 2001 330ci. If not used frequently the pump will get waterlogged and allow fluid to seep into the motor. I was able to disassemble, clean, and rebuild my pump but I would recommend replacing it, it is not expensive at around $20-30 and easy to change.

The washer pump is inserted into a hole on the washer tank itself. It is an interference fit so it will pop out. If you have significant amount of fluid in the tank it will leak out of the hole. There should be one hose connected with a clamp and one electrical connector. I believe there may be a plastic shroud covering it which needs to be unsnapped.

Good luck!

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: windshield washer pump is not working

not likely that fuse blew but check fuse box for wiper fuse and see if blown, when u fill fluid, turn ignition on but not running hit squirter and listen for pump noise if noise is present then hit repeatedly and look if there is any leakage dripping and trace leak, if no noise check resivor for debrie floating (posisible blockage) last thing is check for power at pump with wire probs

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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